All About the San Juan Mountains

The mountainous backdrop you see whenever you happen to glimpse pictures of Ouray is the rugged mountain range better known as the San Juan Mountains, considered part of the Rocky Mountains. As part of the Colorado Mineral Belt, the mountains are known for being heavily mineralized and they played a significant role during Colorado’s silver…Continued

Ouray’s Incredible Waterfalls

The common adage “a picture says a thousand words” applies quite appropriately to nature. Waterfalls, in particular, evoke plenty of emotions and are so picturesque that they’re among the most common sights in nature photography. Ouray is full of scenic sights and sure enough, there are beautiful waterfalls to explore and admire. Let’s take a…Continued

Winter in Ouray, Colorado

The winter is beautiful in Ouray, Colorado with ice, snow, and the impressive scenery to enjoy as well. People go ice climbing, skiing, and enjoy all the winter activities there are to experience, then afterward they go to the hot springs to thaw out. Winter in Ouray is great. Besides the snow and hot springs,…Continued

Rocky Adventures in Ouray

Ouray is situated in the perfect spot for the exhilarating activity of rock climbing! The San Juan mountains are right next to Ouray, and they have some of the best mountaineering and rock climbing routes around. If you’re a rock climber, then you’ll like this place! Part of what makes rock climbing here so fun…Continued

Experience the Thrill of Perimeter Trail

With its location nestled in the San Juan Mountains, Ouray’s hiking appeal makes perfect sense. With so many different trails offering picturesque vistas of the landscape and a hearty walk, how do you go about choosing the best trail if time is limited? Allow us to introduce the incredible Perimeter Trail. In terms of vistas,…Continued

Paddleboarding in Mountain Lakes

If you’ve ever done stand-up paddleboarding before, you’ll know how calm and peaceful it can be. Paddleboarders stand up on their board and propel themselves by paddling. Most of the time, paddleboarders go to beaches to practice. But in Ouray, you can try it in a pristine alpine lake! The best part about stand up…Continued

July Events in Ouray

Summer’s a great time to visit Ouray, especially because of the beautiful scenery and exciting things to do. But if you don’t like 4-wheeling or fishing, then you can go to the summer events in Ouray instead. There’s lots of events in town for you to check out. On July 10th, you can check out…Continued

Try Some Yoga in Ouray

Have you ever tried yoga? It’s not so much an exercise as it is a spiritual, physical, and mental discipline with origins dating back to ancient India. Though there are many different types, the most popular of them remain Hatha yoga and Rāja yoga. Even if your familiarity with yoga is minimal, you likely have…Continued

Get Ready for the Ouray Mountain Air Music Series

When life is stressing you out, music has been proven to be an effective therapy of sorts. If you’ve had a rough week or just want to have some fun, you may want to make some time to check out live musical performances. Tonight, Ouray will welcome the return of the seventh annual Ouray Mountain…Continued

The New Up Visits Colorado This Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is upon us! For those of you that don’t have plans and need some suggestions, the Sherbino Theater over in Ridgway is having another music-themed event. This time around, it’s the duo called The New Up. Consisting of members ES Pitcher and Noah Reid, The New Up has developed a following for…Continued